FedBizOpps (FBO) has replaced the Commerce Business Daily (CBD) as the official listing of all Federal government contracting opportunities and awards over $25,000
The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) requires agencies, to use FedBizOpps to provide notices of procurement actions over $25,000 that were previously required to be published in the Commerce Business Daily (CBD) along with associated solicitations and amendments.
FedBizOpps is also the official source for all procurement information and notices to be published under 41 U.S.C. 416(a)(2)(B) and the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637(e) and (k)) as well as other notices that would be published, such as notices of subcontracting opportunities (15 U.S.C. 637(k)).
General Exceptions: The FBO usually does not list procurement notices for; (1) classified services or supplies, (2) services or supplies that are required immediately due to an unusual or compelling emergency, (3) services or supplies that are required from specified sources as a result of the terms of an international agreement or treaty, (4) services or supplies where U.S. law specifies a specific source or requires that the procurement be made by another federal agency, (5) certain utility services where only one source is available, (6) a contract action where an order is placed under a requirements contract, (7) a contract action that would result from the acceptance of a proposal under the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982, (8) a contract action that would disclose or jeopardize innovative research, (9) perishable supplies, (10) resale of brand name commercial items, (11) supplies or services obtained under the terms of an existing contract that was previously announced in the FBO, (12) services and supplies obtained by the Department of Defense which will be performed or made outside the U.S., its possessions, Puerto Rico, and only local sources will be solicited, and (13) contract actions made through FACNET that meet acquisition threshold regulations. For complete information regarding exceptions, see the Federal Acquisition Regulation subpart 5.202
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